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7 THE SUNDAY HERALD, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY S, 1S91. h b V A FINE BANK BUILDING. IUK NATION Ali CAPITA Tj WANK MOVBS TO ITS NEW HOMIS TO-MOBROW Itunmrlmlilo Success of Thin 1'loucor Uiin'k of Capital Hill A Description of tho Edifice Tho Public Invited to In Bpcct It To-morrow, Tile National Capital Bank moves to ltshand--somo new building, 314-31G Pennsylvania ave nue southeast, to-morrow, (Monday,) the 9th of February. When the bank was organized nn office was leased at the corner of Third street and Pennsylvania avonuo southeast, and It was the Intention of the directors to remain In these quarters for ten years, but the growth during the first, six months demonstrated that the space was Inadequate for the volume of business to be handled, and the purchasoof a site and erection of a building was decided on. The gio wth of the bauk exceeds the prediction of its most sanguine friends. The receipts of the first day, September 2, 1889, amounted to $1GG,000, and the increase in deposits from Jan uary 1, 181)0, to January 1, 1891, was $145,000, the amount of deposits on the last date being $459,000, and the surplus and profits $22,400. The chief factors causing this rapid growth were the popularity and standing of its organiz ers, the effort of stockholders to obtain new business, and its convenient location for resi dents of the eastern section, who up to the time of the establishment of this bunk were obliged to bank down town or keep their money in their "6trong boxes." Another factor, and one not to beovcrlookcd, is the population of this section, which (includ ing the county) is about 75,000, and is rapidly increasing, as evidenced by the large number of new dwellings and stores being erected. The building which has just been made ready for occupancy was designed by A. P. Clark, Jr., and was constructed by Mr. James L. Parsons. The cost of building and ground was $45,000. It is a handsome and commodious structure, having a frontage of 40 feet, a height of 01 feet, the depth of building being 70 feet. The first story is built of rough granite, the stories above being a combination of granite, brick, and terra cotta. The portico is a feature of the front, and, with the four large granite columns which sup port it, gives the building that substantial look which financial institutions should have. An abundance of light is supplied through large plate-glass windows in the front and back, and large light well on cast side. The first story and all the stairways are fire proof. On entering one is delighted with the beautiful effect of coloring and design. The room is paneled in quartered oak, the counter THE INDIANS "WERE THERE. AND THEY KJTJOYED HUGELY THE O. A. ). ATHLETIC EXHIBITION. An IntoroHtlnKl'roBrumuio of Events Wit nessed by ix 151b Gathering Hlscusslnc 'Next.Smnnior'8 Regatta General Sport ing News of tho Woolc. The regular fortnightly exhibition of tho Columbia Athletic Club took place last even ing at their club-house and attracted one of the best audienees of tho year. The visiting In dians were present and took Intense dolight in the events, thelrgutteral "Oil's" causing consid erable amusement to the spectators. They wore in charge of Mr. Frank Lewis, a former mem ber of tho C. A. C, who Is now stationed at tho Pine Kldge Agency. Ho was royally received by his old clubmates. The events of tho even ing were us follows: Vaulting Sewell won, with an actual leap of G feet 7 inches, having three Inches handicap. Dashiell, Brickenstein, Quackenbush, and Webb were also entered. Trapeze exhibition Messrs. Crossley and Dashiell; a clover performance. Cateb-as-catch-cau wrestling Between Mitch ell and Blount. This was a good piece of work, and Blount won two out of tho three falls cleverly. Polo vaulting Messrs. Crossley, Bricken stein, Beall, and Dushlell. Beall wou with a jump of 8 feet G inches, Crossley falling to overcome the handicap of 6ix inches. Fencing Professor Ileintz and Mr. McKay; a fine and skillful exhibition of foil work. Sparring Robert Wade, referee; Nympo Jones and Jack Rannier, judges. First bout Between James Green and Bobby Elder. It was a good bout for two rounds, in which Green ' had the best of tho sparring, but in the third round Elder tllppcd and injured his arm, so tho bout was declared a draw. Second bout A light-weight encounter between Duvall Webb and Froyhold. It was a chase-around for two rounds, Webb doing considerable dodging and retreating. In tho final round ho earao up strong, aud by some clever work winded Frey hold and won the fight. Horizontal bars .Messrs. Crossley, Sewell, and Dashiell. Some speudid work was dono by all three men. Flying rings Messrs, Quackenbush, Dashiell, Sewell, aud Crossley. This was one of tho events of the night, as tho men did every con ceivable contortion on the rings. Burlesque sparring Freddy Maguiro and an "unkuown." Tho unknown proved to bo Signer Tomaso O'Neil, decked out in glorious stylo, with the colors of Irelaud around his waist. It was a rich affair, and kept tho spectators in roars of laughter, and when Maguiro was knocked out and O'Neil was declared victor tho applause was doafenlug. Springboard exhibition Messrs. Crossley, Dashiell, Elder, and Sewell. This was a good affair, and tho somersaults of Crossley and Dashiell over tho horse and three men were capital. Tho exhibition closed with an introduction of the Indlaus, each chief being received with ap plauso when presented by Mr. Howard Perry. They 6ang two characteristic songs "Grey Horse Band" and "Gra6s Dance." The singing received hearty appluuse. After tho perform ance the Indians were entertained by tho club. Conferring About tho Royatta. The joint conference committeo of the Aua lostan, Columbia, and Potomac clubs met on WXB3& ooB 11 1 is AMi&oSo i iwBcr'ai 11 Ifitei n ni IP ttesBBii w iffin a din 1 i pfedM IfWtMlJitllllii lllliliillllliilllliiliii1'" wWL-Mm 1 TznzxA-yjAjjiui if wSBBMBm- 11 II ''illl It - flSliilil CSSEI """IlkMlrilvU'l !$! ill Hil I F-1" "1 f I &Tl1 htr1-! TlfTTll f JETJ!! ill! Hvl lis fi'iilllIf?tBwwf' ?""' mm! Ill Urnf ' I II ilrt MiCiLdm4 bib' 'mm J3Lji ii'lai S j - wrtw - Ht444w - Thursday evening at tho rooms of tho last named organization for the purpose of resuming their discussions of tho proposed invitation to tho National Association to hold their annual regatta in this city tho coming summer. Tho discussion was entirely harmonious, and tho drift of opinion was decidedly in favor of the regatta being held hero on tho Potomac. Tho committee felt assured that the returns made from tho thousands of visitors who would como to tho city would fully reimburse any outlay made by our citizens. Tho committeo intend at an early day to start a subscription paper, in order to feel tho pulse of the people. It will and should receive a generous response from all, as it Is an affair that appeals directly to our busiuess interest. Without arriving at any definite conclusion, the meeting adjourned un til tho first Monday in March, in order that tho Analostans might consult their members in re gard to tho affair. Ladles' day at tho Columbia Athletic Club was observed for tho first time last Tuesday, and it was a pleasant success. The spacious structure was thronged with ladles between tho hours set for tho reception. Tho ten-pin alloy seemed to have a particular charm for the visi tors, and tho way they sent tho big balls spin ning down tho alley ways made it extremely dangerous for tho "Tigers," whoso duty it was to reset tho pln3. The reception-room, tho smoking-room, and tho billiard-room were all well patronized, but the majority felt a sort of hunk eiing after tho gymnasium, and tho charms of the swings, bars, pulloys, etc., mado them linger lonp. Tho only thing they didn't touch was tho trapezo, and that was only because it was out of their roach. Professor Crossley was hero, there, aud everywhere explaining tho various devices, and by an almost unanimous voto ho was elected tho most popular man in tho houso. Tho athletic exhibition was credit able, and tho athletics got lots of applauso from the ladles. Tho work of Professor Crossley, Bobby Elder, Sewell, and Dashiell was excel lent, especially the trapeze performance of tho two latter. Tho sparring between Froddy Maguiro and Jimmy Green was a doclded fea ture of tho entertainment. It was Mr. Ma gulro's first appearauco. Ho will make a record ere tho season closes. Tho vaulting of tho junior class was creditable. Tho reception was a aeugutiiu auair. it win oo repeated. In speaking of tho coming rowing season a prominent Potomac man said that his club ex pected to make as good a Bbowlng as they did two years ago. Of. course tho retirement of several of their best men would handicap them considerably, but it was always found that the club had been most successful when new ma terial had to bo depended on. "Now," said tho Potomac man, "we have lost Dyer and Elmore, who have gone to the Columbias, RojT nold may uot row again. These aro three good men gone. Then wo have Robinson, Smithson, Mindoleff, Norton, Fisher, McCoy, Sawyer, Baier, FInckel, Baker, Evans, French, Joyce, Kaiser, aud a host of others we may draw on for crews. Depend on It, tho Potomacs will bo in tho race with tho best of them." In justice to Mr. Magutre, who was entered at tho Schuylkill Navy sparrlug encounter, and who did not spar, it should bo stated that ho was on time and ready, but unfortunately ho was ono pound and a half over weight. Ho had conscientiously trained for the affair aud was much chagrined at his failure. Tho weight was 118 pounds, and Mr. Maguiro was tho only com petitor who Bhowed up ready to spar against Rocap, tho champion. At tho Columbia Athletic Club on ladies' day a fair visitor was admiring two figures of duelists, when she exclaimed, "How I should love to see a real duel." To this her escort re plied, "Why, how morcenary you are!" The success of tho crews of tho Columbia Athletic Club should be an inducement for the uaCTwtuj-,lli:;lill,u,:,iiiu, "-S iri,( - H.Miuiii.iiiiiii.iitiMII.IJlN)J'iii 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 , 1 1 m 1 1 1 , i . , iim n i n . 1 1 1 : n many promising young juniors in that club to try their hands at thatpopular and health-giving sport. During last season Trainer Courtney was heard to remark that ho had never in all his experience seen such a lot of promising juniors, and that ho was more than anxious to handle them. Ho should bo given a trial. Tho Potomac Athletics now have tho services of a professional sparror. SIgnor Cariofinia, who. though having an Italian name, claims England as bis homo. Ho is a very skillful sparrer, and his class of twenty already shows improvement. Ono of tho distinguished men who nightly takes a courso of exercise in tho "gym" of the C. A. C. is Senator Hiscock, of New York. Ho is a trained athlete, and does many feats that young men aro afraid to attempt. From every section encouraging words aro heard over tho prospects of the N. A. A. O. regatta being held in this city. Tho outside clubs say that of all places visited Washington Is tho most hospitable. In the last issue of Once a Week there was an excellent picture of tho Georgetown College Foot-ball team. It mado tho boys look hand some, especially O'Donnell, Dyer, Daly, and Cleary. Pierce, of tho C. A. C, promises to become a first-rato light-weight wrestler. Ho is strong, sound, and knows nearly all tho holds used in tho various style of wrestling. Tho Potomacs have commenced to talk about tho steam launch again. They will have to becure it if they desire to mako their athletic grounds a success. Mr. William McKinnoy, of tho Analostan Boat Club, is chairman of the joint conferees on the question of a big national regatta. It is a wl6e selection. Andy Smith, tho dandy little coxswain, is alroady In condition. He's a good ono. Will Dyer supersede Jannus as stroke ? is tho question in tho C. A. C. Tho Columbia's rowing men are nightly seen in tho "gyiu." Dickinson will do no more sparring in public. TOWN TAIiK. It is 6ald "industry has its reward." This fact has beeu fully demonstrated in tho case of Mr. T. It. Brooks, real estate dealor, 010 Twelfth street uorthwest. For many years ho was a trusted employe of Mr. Julius Lansburgh, but, like "Ciiisnr," beouino ambitious, and concluded to start In business lor himself, but did not heed Horace Greely's advice and "Go West," but lo cated in this city, and, with tho pluck and en ergy characteristic of younar America, has built up a prosperous nnd paying business, and enjoys tho confidence of his many patrons and com mands tho respect of all with whom ho comes in contact. Ho has mado extensive deals in city, suburban, and country properties; has a largo rent roll, and many valuable properties on his bulletin for salo and rent. Wo do not hesitato in saying that any ono who may want to buy, sell, or rent property will find in Mr. Brooks a thor oughly reliable agent. Ho also organized und is one of tho board of directors of tho Clerks' In vestment Company, is tlict organizer and a mem, ber of tho board of tho Mercantile Investment Company, and on April 12, 1800, organized tho Department Investment Company, of which or ganization ho is tho president. All of these or ganizations ure in a prosperous condition and Yielding handsome profits to their uiombors. Among tho now real estate offices just opened is that of Mr. A. M. Gorman, who has re moved from 025 D. street northwest to a hand somely furnished suito of oilieesat GOSThlrteenth street northwest. Mr. Gorman oamo to Wash ington in 1883 and almost Immediately began to mako investments in real estate here, with such success as to persuade him to enter tho real estate business, which ho did iu 1888 as the junior partner of tho firm of B. F.Gilbert &Co. This partnership was dlsolved with tho beginuiug of tho present new year, Mr. Gprman continuing 1 1 . i iMI''!l'MIIUM'Jj2l:"''nljJlJjgj tho business under his own name athl3 now office, 003 Thirteenth street northwest. Ho has given careful and constant study to values, his judgment Is prudent but progressive, and ho is quick to see an opportunity for profitable in vestments and quick to take advantage of it. That his judgment has been sustained is best evidenced by his clientage, who, trusting' his ad vice, havo secured profitable investments and have returned, bringing with them, for moro of tho samo kind. His now offices are handsomely appointed and aro presided over by eflloiout clerks. Mr. Gorman believes, however, that his success has been largely duo to bis personal supervision of all matters intrusted to bis care, and in tho l'uturo ho will pursue this policy with greater vigor than ever before For many months last year Mr. Gorman contributed in teresting letters to The Herald. These lotters will bo continued in tho future, and will bo a feature of our real estate department. Child's pants from 4 to 14 years old 25o a pair. Eiseman Bros., 7th and E. List of arrivals at tho Normandlo for tho week ending February 7: Hon. F. G. Neidringbaus and family. St. Louis: lt.Segalon. Now York; Dr, and Mrs. S. E. Fuller, Brooklyn; B. B. Hill, Philadel phia; Miss Cndwallader, Philadelphia; W. Wal lace Waugh. Boston; J. Harvoy Miller, Philadel phia; J. B. Blspham, Philadelphia: David Scull, Philadelphia; Fred W. Floyd. Now York; Rowan Wninwright Stevens, Honduras; J. D. Condlct. New York; II. V. Condiot. Now York; E. D. Albro and wife, Cincinnati, Ohio; E. A. In galls, Boston; A. 1. Bliss. Washington; F. C. Con woll. Pennsylvania; P. H. Haydon, Pennsylva nia; T. H. Phair and wife, Presquo Isle, Mo.; H. T. Frlsbio nnd wife, Iloulton, Mo.; W. C. Spauld ing nnd wife, Caribou. Mo.; Hon. Andrew Price and wile. Louisiana; U. D. Kinsett, Baltimore; James Sykes. Baltimore; Joo M. Plshol and wife, New York; H, It. Granger, Baltimoro; Georgo W. Williams, Baltimore; A. Bruco Joy; Baltimore; Mrs. H. A. Willard, Now York, Mrs. S, Pusoy, Philadelphia; Mrs. J. Wiso. Phila delphia; Fred Pyloand wife, Washington; John Thorp and wife, New York; Mrs. Charles Ives, Now Haven, Conn.; Miss Mario Ives, Now Haven, Conn.; William Lee, ltlohmond, Va.; Miss E. Elliott, Philadelphia; AVilliam Elliott, Philadelphia; II. A. Gubnerand wife, Philadel phia; Gen. W. J. Bewoll, New Jersey; Gen. John MoNultu, Chicago; C. EI. Dowey, Now YorkjMrs. Dowoy, Now York; J. M. Berraingham, Hart ford, Conn.; Gen. T. W. Hyde, Bath, Mo.; Hon. Smodloy Darlington and wife, Westchester, Pa.; Miss Darlington, Gen. W. M. Averill. of tho Army; If. Morrison and wife, Toronto; Edgar O. Murray, Now York; Kov. P. J. Daly, Boston, and A. Little, Now York. Tho dust from tho street-swooping machines continues to obsouro tho midduy sun, ohoko pedebtriaus, frighten horses, and mako tlio busi uess streets genoraily unlnhabitablo at a time of day when they should bo quite otherwise. Why is this sort ot thing allowod ? -Don't fail to read tho bill of faro of the Phila delphia Oyster Houso published in this issue. Havo you visited tho Gas OHlca aud seen their variety of gas-heating stoves? If not you bhould go at once, as it is a vory clover device, and the price la within tho reach of all. Gen. John A. Logan Camp No. S.Maryland Riiles' Armory, in a concert, reception, and ball. - Drink Tannhaueor beer. H.Bonzler. Now is tho time. Wo will pay big money for gonts' llrst-class second-hand clothing. Address or call at Justh'a old stand. 017 D street n. w. "Willis Peyton's Inheritance," a realistio Washington story, is for salo nt ull newsdealers, and the trade can bo supplied at tho Washington News Company. The appeal that is being mado by tho com mittee of tho Woman's Hospital and Dispensary for donations should bo lihcrnllv rpsnnnded to by tho people of Washington, as it is for a good anu wortny causo. tub louowlug committeo will bo at Four-and-a-half street and Maryland avenue southwest Wednesday, February 18, from 10 A. M. to 5 P, M., to receive such artioles us furniture, bedding, house linen, drugs, and surgical Instruments: Mrs. W. H. II. Miller, Mrs. Wanatnaker, Mrs. Wilmerdlng, Madame Romero, Madamo G uzman, Madamo Mendou?a. Mrs. Haw loy, Mrs. Hubbard. Mrs. Graham Bel), Mrs. Francis B. Lorjng, Mrs. J, O. Breckinridge, Mrs. and furniture being o the samo wood. Tho ceiling is of Iron made In panels, and is tinted In soft light-green shades, relieved by gilt moulding and rosettes. A largo tiled lobby, furnished with desks and chairs for the use of customers, one table being supplied for tho use of ladles, shows that tho managers have had tho comfort and convenience of their customers at heart. They have also looked to tho comfort of cmploy6s, having every convenienco for tho safe and speedy transaction of business arranged in the space assigned for their work. Tho counter is of handsome design, made in oak with beveled plate-gloss partitions, tho teller's windows being protected by brass grilles. Over each window is a carved pieco Illustrating youth, old age, pleasure, dis pleasure, etc. Three divisions for tellers aro arranged facing tho front of tho building, 'while tho desks for book-keepers, etc., arc on tho side. At tho back of tho counting-room is a largo burglar and ilrc-proof vault, which was de signed and built by Hall's Safe and Lock Com pany, of Cincinnati, Ohio, through their agent, B. P. Smith, of Richmond, Va. Tho vault is built with spaces between tho outside walls of tho building and vault walls, so that any at tempt to enter tho vault by digging through tho sido walls of tho building would easily bo detected. The fundB of the bank aro still fur ther protected by a Herring & Farrcll burglar proof safe inside of tho vault, making a total thickness of fivo and a half inches of burglar proof metal. An additional safeguard is tho protection of all openiugs by burglar alarms. Tho Directors' room occupies tho northeastern corner of tho building, and is handsomely finished In oak, and has an open fire-place and a mantel of rich design. Adjoining tho Di rectors' room on the west is tho President's room. A largo cellar contains steam-heating appa ratus and coal vault, also a fire-proof vault for books and papers. The second aud third stories aro being fitted out as lodge-rooms, having been leased to the Knights of the Golden Cross and the Indepen dent Order of Odd Fellows. The bank proposes to keep good its past record for doing a safe, conservative business, and with its enlarged facilities to despatch with correctness and promptness its increasing busi ness. Tho public aro invited to inspect the building between tho hours of 9 A. M. and 10 P. II. on Monday, February 9. For tho entertainment of visitors in the even ing a portion of tho Marine Band has been engaged to furnish music. Tho following are the officers of the bank: John E. Herrell, President; Thomas W. Smith, Vice President; W. B. Baldwin, Cashier. Board of Directors John E. Herrell, Thomas W. Smith, Allen C. Clark, Charles G. Dulin, B. B. Earnshaw, n. A. Griswold, George F. Harbin, W. P. C. nazen, Philo J. Lockwood, W. H. Marlow, H. C. McCauloy, George F. Pyles, John G. Slater, J. W. "Whelploy, Samuel H. Walker. Newcomb. Mrs. C. J. Boll, Mrs. A. C. Tyler, Dr. JeiinnettoJ.faumncr, Mrs. Bessio Stewart, Mrs. Ackley. Mrs. Tows. Mrs. McCammon, Mrs. J. Tabor Johnson, Mrs. Almena B. Williams, Mrs. James Kerr, Mrs. Philip Phillins, Mrs. G. W. Harris, Mrs. M.J. Stroud, Mrs. J. It. Bromwell, and Miss Fuller. Important sale of household furnituro, car S' e!c" will tako place at tho rooms of Rat cliffc, Darr & Co., auctioneers, 020 Pennsylvania avonuo northwest, on Tuesday morning, Febru ary 10. at 10 o'clock. This salo presents an ex collont opportunity for parties refurnishing to obtain now and second-hand furnituro at their own prices. Tho goods aro now on exhibition at their rooms, to which they Invito an inspection. Tho celebrated To-Kalon wines and bran dies are for salo at OH Fourteenth street only. No branch offices or agencies. Mr. Abraham Fisher, real estate dealor, 015 E street northwest, is offering somo valuable property for salo. See ad. in another column. Tho electrical decorations at tho dinner Plven in honor of Justice Harlan atWorraley's Hotel Friday evening, February 0, which were so much admired bv all present, woro dono by tho Washington Construction Company, 009 Twelfth street northwest. Nearly two hundred slx-candle-powor incandescent lamps wcro used to spell tho name of tho fraternity, "Beta Thota The entertainment given in Masonic Temple by the Young People's Union of tho Church of Our lather Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday consisted of a series of nursery-rhyme tableaux, exhibited to delighted audiences. It proved to bo also a financial success. Havo you visited tho Philadelphia Oyster nouso slnco its removal to 513 Eleventh Btreot northwest? At a called meeting of tho woman's oxeou tiyo committee of tho National Chautauqua of Glen Echo, held at Chautauqua headquarters, 012 Fourteenth street, on Saturday afternoon, tho organization of an Kfecutlvo board was com pleted. It now stands Miss Clara Barton. Presi dent; Mrs. John A. Logan, Mrs. Mnj. John Wesley Powell, and Mrs. T.S. Hamlin, Vice Presidents; Mrs. Miranda Tullook, Treasurer; Mrs. Susio Birch Jennings, Hecretary, and Mrs. Ida Harper, ot Indianapolis. Ind and Mrs. Emily L. Sher wood, of this city, speolal correspondents. Tho other members of tho committeo aro Mrs. Loland Stanford, Mrs. Soraers, Mrs. Frank Stewart Os born, ofChleago; Mrs. Judgo Bentloy, and Mrs. Lizzie Tilton, of Washington. A largo delegation of members of tho Wash ington Bulldlotr Exchange will leavo this after noon for Now York, where they will attend tho meeting of tho International Building Exchange, that meets on Monday. Mr. John W. Drows, of tho Building Register, accompanies tho delega tion. "Onco CTpon a TIrao" is tho appellation given to a series of entertainments at Masonlo Hall last week by tho Young People's Uulon of tho Churoh of Our Father. Musioby tho Marino Band, tableaux, fairy dances,aud pautomimes.followed by dancing, composed the programme. Tho skirt dancing by Fay Kent, Grace Nowton, and Miriam Sloddart.was generously applauded. Miss Ethel Bogau, as Ciuderolla, elicited much applause: Tho cast was a lurgo one, and tho grouplugs and tableaux deserved tho admiring: attention they received. Tho scenery aud cos tumes left nothing to bo desired. Taking it all and all, it was a grand success. Tho book salo which will tako place at Dow Ung's next Thursday is ono which should com mand the attention of buyers, as it embraces muny valuablo books on America, Napoleon, and theFreueh Revolution. Seo "ad." NoAVspapor Publisher Convicted. Charles Nlckell, publisher of tho Times, Jacksonville, Ore., recently pleaded guilty to au Indictment charging him with publishing au advertisement of tho Louisiana Lottery, and was seuteuced by tho court at Portland, Ore., to pay a flue of twouty-flyo dollars, Nlckell stated to tho court that tho advertisement had been accidentally placed in tho forms of tho fi aper by his foreman us "dead matter." Unon his statement, it Is said, the sentence iinnosed was a light one. & I ii 4 'i i m u - 1 5i u Hi liA m K iH M ft 1 if ra "f4" " " '5 " 'arl,BB,ifsiiPjwa JWl!l" '